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Mississippi State University


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Autograph collection

Identifier: MSS-476
Scope and Contents Collection of single autograph letters of Mississippians, including Shelby Foote.
Dates: 1989

Eugene Butler Papers

Identifier: MSS-389
Scope and Contents The Eugene Butler papers contain the personal and business correspondence of Progressive Farmer editor-in-chief Eugene Butler. There is also a small amount of correspondence related to his father, Dr. Tait Butler, particularly in regard to a memorial plaque for the Tennessee Agricultural Hall of Fame. The largest proportion of the collection materials is concerned with Eugene Butler’s position as editor and senior executive of the Progressive Farmer Company....
Dates: 1883 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1980

A Military Life (Col. Johnnie P. Byrd collection)

Identifier: MSS-710
Scope and Contents note This collection covers nine cubic feet and ranges from 1916-2013 with the bulk the material dating from 1957-1986. It consists of scrapbooks, correspondence, photographs, certificates, insignia, patches, medals, awards, books, film reels, DVDs, uniforms, and an ammunition shell. The collection contains six standard cubic foot boxes and three small oversize boxes.
Dates: 1916 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1957 - 1986

Cully A. Cobb Papers

Identifier: MSS-47
Scope and Contents The Cully A. Cobb papers consist of correspondence, reports, and other documents concerning the career and family of Cully A. Cobb. Series 1, Secretary of Agriculture Candidacy, consists of materials documenting Cobb’s candidacy for Secretary of Agriculture in 1932. It includes letters from, and copies of letters to, extension workers, experiment station personnel, college and university officials, agricultural associations and organizations, commercial manufacturers, and editors and...
Dates: 1846 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1970

D. Clayton James papers

Identifier: MSS-67
Scope and Contents The D. Clayton James papers contain records primarily of James’ academic activities from 1964 to 1996, focusing particularly on his publications. Among the types of materials included are research files and copies of documents, correspondence, manuscripts and publications, photographs, microfilm, and audio and videotapes. The papers are divided into seven series. The first is the Antebellum Natchez series. It consists of materials relating to James’ dissertation which became his...
Dates: 1957 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1964 - 1966